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    so , after saying all that (I have no life) , the...

    so , after saying all that (I have no life) , the RC RH conversation is as others posted , for when there are two separate control transformers involved with the heating/cooling system , removing...
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    maybe add to confusion , all the contactors and...

    maybe add to confusion , all the contactors and relays that control the end devices like burners , fans etc , are loads that the thermostat controls , each of those loads have one of their two...
  3. If that PVC is going to a pool filter this might...

    If that PVC is going to a pool filter this might have been part of the cause , hmmm HTH and acid from the flue gas makes chlorine gas? ohhhhh Myyyyyyyy!
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    good? those look Great!

    good? those look Great!
  5. My mistake , misread your tank temp as 185 , like...

    My mistake , misread your tank temp as 185 , like other poster , 100 may be too warm , but confirm , 150 is definitely too warm too! This system has worked fine for two years Right? check controller...
  6. This is my best guess, Right now your...

    This is my best guess, Right now your expirienceing colder than usual outdoor temperatures? , your reset controller has ramped up the buffer tank temperature to compensate and the upper limit was set...
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    is the machine leaning back a little?

    is the machine leaning back a little?
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    Thats ok , all those DPBP valves will help , this...

    Thats ok , all those DPBP valves will help , this looks really expensive!How many loops on each pump circuit?
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    This does make sense , while the compressors out...

    This does make sense , while the compressors out it is easier too!
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    Thanks for following up:cheers:

    Thanks for following up:cheers:
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    well , for starters I would suggest you get a...

    well , for starters I would suggest you get a simple Manual J load calc form and plug in the basic numbers so you have better than a guess, your ideas on the design seem reasonable , but best to err...
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    Well hello , this is a good place for that and...

    Well hello , this is a good place for that and more , any specific questions? getting Ducks in a row? ;-)
  13. Here is another thought , I have seen a new...

    Here is another thought , I have seen a new install where the indoor coil must have been dropped during shipping or whatever , and all the lower return bends were flattened on the back (couldn't see...
  14. lots of good advice here , sounds like a bear to...

    lots of good advice here , sounds like a bear to anylyze it all! I for one admire the tenacity for this service call you are showing , sounds like a real learning expirience, clear your head , take...
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    To confirm it isn't the Reversing valve ,...

    To confirm it isn't the Reversing valve , consider this , If the pressures are the same because the gas is "short circuiting" thru the valve, the compressor would be pumping thoroughly superheated...
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    After going thru many slides on the internals of...

    After going thru many slides on the internals of Reversing valves I found that some manufacturers control the pilot valve between discharge and slide , and others between suction side and slide ,...
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    The bleed port in the accumulator plugged?...

    The bleed port in the accumulator plugged? filling with Refrigerant and oil and periodically "overflowing"?
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    Think we will ever hear what he found?

    Think we will ever hear what he found?
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    Hey Dave , JARTS or BCIT?

    Hey Dave , JARTS or BCIT?
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    That horse just doesn't look right..............

    That horse just doesn't look right..............
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    guess they didn't have a "J".......

    guess they didn't have a "J".......
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    Wow .......I mean where do you start? No gas...

    Wow .......I mean where do you start? No gas inspectors around?
  23. That was all to keep you too busy to spot his...

    That was all to keep you too busy to spot his grow show....
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    Sounds familiar , have had lots of fun with...

    Sounds familiar , have had lots of fun with Infinity systems not picking up the equipment correctly on startup. as I recall ensuring the power is on for 5 minutes before doing the software "install"...
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    sounds like a question for your wholsaler , and...

    sounds like a question for your wholsaler , and take pictures to avoid communication problems :-)
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    Another place to check is any places control wire...

    Another place to check is any places control wire comes in contact with inside of panel(access) some brands of wire chafe excessively from this kind of contact , when the contactor pulls in and the...
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    well , if the compressor is waay quieter than...

    well , if the compressor is waay quieter than normal , zero differential pressure across suction and discharge ,and less than half of the RLA then I think your right , the shaft link (probably a...
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    once had a customers air handler with a broken...

    once had a customers air handler with a broken strip heater element grounded to the chassis , resulted in continuosly energized section of one element . only symptom was the high heating bill ....
  29. Thread: Canadian Rep?

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    Canadian Rep?

    Hi , many students ask me what their chances are of finding work in southern states with a canadian certification, Any input ?
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    Gotta second viceman, I rode around for years in...

    Gotta second viceman, I rode around for years in a truck gettin soft and still thought I was tough until an awkward lift of an 80 lb compressor did my back in for good , now I drive a whiteboard .
  31. I did not know that

    wow , I always assumed that Black was the only UV proof flavor! good to know there is a choice
  32. They look very nice , and if you don't mind a...

    They look very nice , and if you don't mind a suggestion , they will stay that way longer if you use Black (uv protected) tie wraps , its a shame they don't come in white as everything else is
  33. Thread: strange jobs

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    :deadhorse:these smileys are awsome!!

    :deadhorse:these smileys are awsome!!
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    :.02:Call a local roofer , they usually have a...

    :.02:Call a local roofer , they usually have a hyab truck or one they hire cheap , get a few numbers so when you need one you won't do something dangerous like the ladder slide]
  35. Thread: strange jobs

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    I built little chillers for "legal" grow ops,...

    I built little chillers for "legal" grow ops, some I had to go to blindfolded! very hush hush you know , oops , bad idea?
  36. Thread: dye

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    well it does work , but some manufacturers don't...

    well it does work , but some manufacturers don't like it , why I don't know. sure makes a mess if you Fyck up tho
  37. Thread: HEADMASTER

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    question , John the bulb , isn't that charged...

    question , John the bulb , isn't that charged with nitrogen ?, cuz I seem to remember someone else said you could bust off the tube in a pinch and he had said that it wouldn't leak refrigerant for...
  38. Thread: HEADMASTER

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    I never did what I would call a lot of commercial...

    I never did what I would call a lot of commercial Refrige , but that one was a puzzler , I wish I could say I figured that one out myself , but I had to call one of the company smartguys to get some...
  39. Thread: HEADMASTER

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    only headmaster problem I encountered was low...

    only headmaster problem I encountered was low charge. it showed as high heat pressure , but badly flashing sight glass. most of the liquid was backed up to the condenser and the receiver was running...
  40. Thread: de-frost

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    Gosh....... I sure hope it was a heat pump....

    Gosh....... I sure hope it was a heat pump. looking for a defrost control board in the little fridge could keep a fellah busy.
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    Thanks again , but when I open user CP I don't...

    Thanks again , but when I open user CP I don't Get that option
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    I left one company after SE took over (buyout) ,...

    I left one company after SE took over (buyout) , they almost went under after being the oldest most successful co in town for over 50 years! They managed somehow to get out from under their thumb...
  43. Thread: hey peoples

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    Welcome , there is lots to be learned here from...

    Welcome , there is lots to be learned here from what I have seen , keep up the good work!
  44. Thread: de-frost

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    http://www.achrnews.com/articles/understanding-hea...

    http://www.achrnews.com/articles/understanding-heat-pump-sequence-of-operation

    These days a lot of systems use just a thermister on the outdoor coil and the defrost board uses this output to...
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    Yup , not there, last two yes , no Sig , must be...

    Yup , not there, last two yes , no Sig , must be cuz not pro member, Thanks for the reply!
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    Hmmm , thanks for the try but Signature doesn't...

    Hmmm , thanks for the try but Signature doesn't appear in my quick links tab , or under profile tab , Details, etc , which sub tab under quick links did you find it? or is signature only available...
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    I agree with the last three posts , Consider this...

    I agree with the last three posts , Consider this , yes it takes some time to change the oil , but it usually takes more time waiting for the pump to work with wet oil! it is time well spent ....
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    I will put in my vote for Reliable controls , All...

    I will put in my vote for Reliable controls , All the features , excellant web based or local control interface , and they offer great training and support , now how wide afield they provide training...
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    editing "Signature" question

    I have been searching for how to edit the signature , and as yet have seen a tab on displaying a signature , but nothing on creating or editing the Signature, am I just Blind ? or stupid also?
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    In the meantime I am enjoying a Snow day at home,...

    In the meantime I am enjoying a Snow day at home, Cheers.
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